A seductive nature, risque tendencies, an affinity for a two-piece...The qualities of a star sports beauty.
But while posing endlessly comes with the territory of being a hottie in the athletic realm, there are those who take their sexiness a step further, to a more sandy, sun-covered domain.
Swimsuit photo shoots have always dominated the sports world, as beautiful models, athletes and WAGs have scratched and clawed for that extra bit of attention. And thankfully, times aren't close to changing.
While Sports Illustrated may host the best swimsuit talents, there are other sports beauties who also shined on the beach.
Let's take a look at the 50 hottest swimsuit models in sports today.
Grab that sunscreen, the heat can get intense.